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F5 Networks: K6734 (CVE-2006-2940): Local OpenSSL vulnerabilities VU#547300 and VU#386964, CAN-2006-3738, CAN-2006-2940, CAN-2006-2937, CAN-2006-4343

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F5 Networks: K6734 (CVE-2006-2940): Local OpenSSL vulnerabilities VU#547300 and VU#386964, CAN-2006-3738, CAN-2006-2940, CAN-2006-2937, CAN-2006-4343

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
09/28/2006
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/16/2017
Modified
10/13/2017

Description

OpenSSL 0.9.7 before 0.9.7l, 0.9.8 before 0.9.8d, and earlier versions allows attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via parasitic public keys with large (1) "public exponent" or (2) "public modulus" values in X.509 certificates that require extra time to process when using RSA signature verification.

Solution(s)

  • f5-big-ip-upgrade-latest

References

  • f5-big-ip-upgrade-latest

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